Shifting the cost of recreational opportunities on federal lands to those who enjoy them will better reveal how valuable this use of these lands is.
Congressional hearing questions whether monuments can be designated in the ocean under the Antiquities Act.
The federal government should transfer permitting authority to states under the Clean Water Act 404 program.
[Update: The Washington Post’s Fact Checker has updated the article to acknowledge this response.] Last week, President Trump issued an … More
Ocean monuments violate the Antiquities Act. But, more fundamentally, the monument process is antithetical to liberty.
The President’s WOTUS executive order has begun the process for reforming the Clean Water Act, so that fewer people find themselves in the nightmare experienced by a Wyoming property owner threatened with $20 million in fines for building a pond.
An Endangered Species Act regulation undermines incentives to conserve and recover species, while also harming property owners and the economy.
To protect endangered species, we need to rely more on property rights and less on regulation.
The Endangered Species Act is popular, despite an abysmal recovery rate, because of survey bias, voter ignorance, and poor debate.
If red states must accept Congress’ decisions about federal lands, blue states do too.